[Key to Moon type]

Card, Alphabet

Accession Number: 2000.4

Description: A key to using Moon type. Includes the embossed letters, numbers, and symbols and a paragraph of instructions. "Under The Patronage of The Nobility, Clergy, Gentry, and Committee of the School for the Blind, Brighton, The Improved System of Embossed Reading, by William Moon." --printed above the Moon type. A crest with a lion and unicorn is also printed at the top of the key.

Date Made: ca. 1850

Maker: Moon, William

Place of Origin: Brighton, England

Credit Line: Gift of James & Mary Laurie Booksellers, 2000.4

Subjects: Alphabets (Writing systems) Instructional aids, tools, and supplies Moon type

Dimension Notes: 6 1/2 x 11 in.

Material: Paper

Updated: 06/28/2016